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Campy, Funny Drag Competition ‘Camp Wannakiki’ Is Back For 2nd Season

The show, run by the owners of Hamburger Mary's, will feature at least one Chicago drag queen (or king) this season.

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Don’t Let Aldermen Decide Which Streets To Repair Anymore, Watchdog Says Again

The current rules have created an unequal system where some wards aren’t as well-funded as others.

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Despite Lightfoot’s Calls For His Resignation, Burke Remains Ahead Of Wednesday City Council Meeting

The Daily Line breaks down the agenda for Wednesday's City Council meeting, which may lead to another clash between embattled Ald. Ed Burke and Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

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Here’s How To Fix Regressive City Sticker Program To Ease Burden On Chicago’s Poorest, Task Force Says

A task force launched by City Clerk Anna Valencia offered up 14 recommendations, including a debt-forgiveness program.

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Juneteenth May Not Be A National Holiday Yet, But Chicago Will Be Celebrating

Looking to celebrate 154 years since slavery was abolished in the United States? Here's your guide.

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Uber Throws Party For Drivers — And It Was A Huge ‘Unorganized Catastrophe,’ Upset Workers Say

Uber said it was thankful for drivers who attended, "however, hundreds more than RSVP’d came and we had to close admission to the event for everyone’s safety ... ."

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Case Of The Mondays: Man’s 18-Year-Old PT Cruiser Bursts Into Flames On Michigan Avenue

Smoke billowed down Michigan Avenue Monday morning as gawkers stopped to watch.

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Pedestrian Deaths In Chicago Drop 40 Percent So Far In 2019

Twelve pedestrians were killed on city streets during the first five months of 2019.

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Why Do People Wear Orange To Promote Gun Control? It All Started With Hadiya Pendleton

"Whether it’s worn by students in Montana, activists in New York, or Hadiya’s loved ones in Chicago, the color orange honors the more than 100 lives cut short and the hundreds more wounded by gun violence every day."